Steam and diesel locomotives visiting the SVR for contract overhauls

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A list of steam and diesel locomotives visiting the SVRSevern Valley Railway for contract overhauls. This does not include locomotives such as LNWR 3020 Cornwall, GWR 3717 City of Truro and LMS Stanier Class 5 45000 which then remained for a period and are therefore classed as former residents.

(potentially incomplete list):

Steam locomotives

Number / Name Original owner Wheel Arrangement Class or type Duration of visit Notes
45690 Leander LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway 4-6-0 StanierWilliam Stanier, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway 1932-1944 6PThe British Railways system of classifying steam locomotives by power using a number from 0, least powerful, to 9, most powerful, followed by either F for freight, P for Passenger or MT for Mixed Traffic. Jubilee August 1980 to November 1981 Contract boiler overhaul (returned as a resident in 1984)
52044 [L&Y 957] L&YR 0-6-0 Barton Wright class 25 2FThe British Railways system of classifying steam locomotives by power using a number from 0, least powerful, to 9, most powerful, followed by either F for freight, P for Passenger or MT for Mixed Traffic. Summer 1997 to Summer 2002 Contract restoration for the KWVR.
Sentinel 9387 Roads Reconstruction (industrial) 4wVBT VCG Sentinel March 2015 to February 2016 Cosmetic restoration.
Dunrobin Duke of Sutherland 0-4-4T Sharp Stewart May 2011 to date Contract overhaul for the Beamish Living Museum of the North.

Diesel locomotives

Number / Name Designer Class or type Wheel arrangement Owned by Duration of visit Notes
D832 Onslaught BRBritish Rail or British Railways 42 B-B Bury Hydraulic Group 2018 Based at East Lancashire Railway. Lifted to enable the bogies to go to Tyseley TMDTraction Maintenance Depot, also referred to as Diesel Depot for tyre turning.
47773 Brush 47 Co-Co Vintage Trains 2020 Based at Tyseley. Present for repairs and repaint at Kidderminster TMD. Appeared at the following 2020 Diesel Bash
50026 Indomitable English Electric 50 Co-Co Paul Spracklen 2018 Arrived in January for commercial repairs in the TMDTraction Maintenance Depot, also referred to as Diesel Depot. It was advertised for the Class 50 Golden Jubilee in October but issues with the power unit meant it was only on static display.
50008 Thunderer English Electric 50 Co-Co 2021 Arrived on 1 August 2021 for commercial bogie repairs in the TMDTraction Maintenance Depot, also referred to as Diesel Depot. It had been advertised for the Branch Line Society's 'Thanet Thunderer' railtour on 31 July 2021 but failed a fitness to run examination. 50007 Hercules and 50049 Defiance deputised, then collected 50008 from Leicester L.I.P.Locomotive Inspection Point

Note: TMDTraction Maintenance Depot, also referred to as Diesel Depot facilities have also been provided to the owners of 20189, 20205, 37688, 47828, D9002 and 55019. Modern locomotives also made use of the facility: Class 57s operated by Direct Rail Services were regular visitors for servicing and examinations when the Northern Belle charter train was based at Kidderminster; Direct Rail Services Class 68 and 88 have also visited[1].

See also

References

  1. Dunster, Jonathan, 'Kidderminster TMDTraction Maintenance Depot, also referred to as Diesel Depot - five years on', Diesel Bash 2021 souvenir programme, pp. 20-21